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'Monica guarantees an awesome night for all'

Hoopla Impro

'Monica brings a genuinely infectious enthusiasm to the stage'

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As seen, heard, staged and featured on BBC Three, BBC News, BBC Click, ITVBe, London Live, BBC History, BBC Radio London, Talk Radio, Jack Radio, Global Pillage, The Comedy Store, Hoopla Impro, Omnibus Theatre, Boulevard Theatre, Battersea Arts Centre, Bristol Improv Theatre and more... 

Monica Gaga is a British-born black African queer host, improviser, facilitator, maker and performer. She has been performing and hosting for 11 years, improvising for 24 years and facilitating professionally for 16 years.

 

The Comedy Store Players regular is the producer of HELL YEAH!, the femxle-centred queer improv collective. She is a cast member of Do The Right Scene, named ‘theatre that thinks’ by Timeout; Broadway Baby five-star reviewed show Yes Queens and feminist duo Derek's Mojo.

Trained at East 15 Acting School, Monica has worked professionally across England, Ireland, Scotland, Germany, Spain, Italy, Canada and beyond.

Monica is currently based in London, UK.

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NB: events subject to change

  • HOOPLA beginners improv course
    Tue, 17 Jan
    Theatre Deli
    17 Jan, 19:00 – 06 Mar, 21:00
    Theatre Deli, 107 Leadenhall St, London EC3A 4AF, UK
    8 week beginners improv courses to learn the core skills of improvised comedy. Hoopla offer the most fun and friendly environment to learn improvisation in the UK. Complete beginners are welcome. You don’t need any drama, acting, comedy or impro experience whatsoever. You don’t have to be clever,..
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  • Funny Women Comedy Crash Course
    Mon, 30 Jan
    Online via ZOOM
    30 Jan, 12:00 GMT – 03 Feb, 14:00 GMT
    Online via ZOOM
    We’re committed to providing opportunities for you to explore your comedic talent and our online Comedy Crash Course was the success of lockdown. This is an accessible and inclusive fast-track programme providing you with guidance and support towards performing, writing and creating comedy...
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  • HELL YEAH!
    Fri, 03 Feb
    Hoopla Impro
    03 Feb, 20:00
    Hoopla Impro, Hoopla Improv Theatre at The Miller, 96 Snowsfields Road, London Bridge, London SE1 3SS, UK
    Monica Gaga presents HELL YEAH! Fun, femxle-centered, fearless and completely improvised. A supHer group of London's hottest queer improv talent.
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  • Hosting | Hoopla Impro
    Fri, 03 Feb
    Hoopla Impro
    03 Feb, 20:00
    Hoopla Impro, The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS, UK
    Improvised comedy every Friday and Saturday night at Hoopla featuring top Improv groups on the circuit, hosted tonight by Monica Gaga!!
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  • Hosting | Hoopla Impro
    Sat, 04 Feb
    Hoopla Impro
    04 Feb, 20:00
    Hoopla Impro, The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS, UK
    Improvised comedy every Friday and Saturday night at Hoopla featuring top Improv groups on the circuit, hosted tonight by Monica Gaga!!
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  • Hosting | Hoopla Impro
    Sat, 11 Feb
    Hoopla Impro
    11 Feb, 20:00
    Hoopla Impro, The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS, UK
    Improvised comedy every Friday and Saturday night at Hoopla featuring top Improv groups on the circuit, hosted tonight by Monica Gaga!!
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  • Hosting | Hoopla Impro
    Fri, 17 Feb
    Hoopla Impro
    17 Feb, 20:00
    Hoopla Impro, The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS, UK
    Improvised comedy every Friday and Saturday night at Hoopla featuring top Improv groups on the circuit, hosted tonight by Monica Gaga!!
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  • Hosting | Hoopla Impro
    Sat, 18 Feb
    Hoopla Impro
    18 Feb, 20:00
    Hoopla Impro, The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS, UK
    Improvised comedy every Friday and Saturday night at Hoopla featuring top Improv groups on the circuit, hosted tonight by Monica Gaga!!
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  • Improv Warriors: combating bias and active inclusion | workshop
    25 Feb, 10:00
    Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Take action and champion inclusion in your improv. An opportunity to reflect and grow your improv in a way that sparks joy and promotes others. This is an offer to level up your improv. Use this space to practise your craft, reflect on your journey so far and grow techniques that support you to....
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  • WOMAN UP | IMPRO AMSTERDAM 2023
    Mon, 27 Feb
    Blauwe Zaal
    27 Feb, 22:30
    Blauwe Zaal, Zonneplein 30, 1033 EK Amsterdam, Netherlands
    In this show everything will be out in the open - all the funny, painful, scary, icky and powerful moments we experience as women, alone and together...
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  • EIIF: Ensemble Teams | Edinburgh International Improv Festival
    05 Mar, 17:45
    Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High St, Edinburgh EH1 1SR, UK
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  • Hosting | Hoopla Impro
    Sat, 18 Mar
    Hoopla Impro
    18 Mar, 20:00
    Hoopla Impro, The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS, UK
    Improvised comedy every Friday and Saturday night at Hoopla featuring top Improv groups on the circuit, hosted tonight by Monica Gaga!!
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  • Hosting | Hoopla Impro
    Sat, 25 Mar
    Hoopla Impro
    25 Mar, 20:00
    Hoopla Impro, The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS, UK
    Improvised comedy every Friday and Saturday night at Hoopla featuring top Improv groups on the circuit, hosted tonight by Monica Gaga!!
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  • Do The Right Scene presents SPECIAL DELIVERY
    31 Mar, 20:00
    Hoopla Impro, The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS, UK
    A fast-paced improv group comprised of Black improvisers, sketch performers, stand-ups and character comedians with credits on Radio 4, Comedy Central, BBC 3 and BBC1.
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  • Hosting | Hoopla Impro
    Sat, 15 Apr
    Hoopla Impro
    15 Apr, 20:00
    Hoopla Impro, The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS, UK
    Improvised comedy every Friday and Saturday night at Hoopla featuring top Improv groups on the circuit, hosted tonight by Monica Gaga!!
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  • Hosting | Hoopla Impro
    Fri, 21 Apr
    Hoopla Impro
    21 Apr, 20:00
    Hoopla Impro, The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS, UK
    Improvised comedy every Friday and Saturday night at Hoopla featuring top Improv groups on the circuit, hosted tonight by Monica Gaga!!
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  • Hosting | Hoopla Impro
    Sat, 22 Apr
    Hoopla Impro
    22 Apr, 20:00
    Hoopla Impro, The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS, UK
    Improvised comedy every Friday and Saturday night at Hoopla featuring top Improv groups on the circuit, hosted tonight by Monica Gaga!!
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  • Do The Right Scene presents SPECIAL DELIVERY
    28 Apr, 20:00
    Hoopla Impro, The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS, UK
    A fast-paced improv group comprised of Black improvisers, sketch performers, stand-ups and character comedians with credits on Radio 4, Comedy Central, BBC 3 and BBC1.
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